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LAKE JOCASSEE

Lake Jocassee is a 9,000-acre, 385-foot deep reservoir located in northwest South Carolina. It was created by Duke Power in 1973 for the purpose of generating hydroelectric power. The lake is commonly known for the clean and cold Appalachian mountain rivers that feed the lake, keeping its waters cool and water vis...



 

 

 

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JOCASSEE GORGES

The Jocassee Gorges was recently named one of "50 of the World’s Last Great Places—Destinations of a Lifetime" in a special edition of National Geographic magazine.  “National Geographic's special recognition of Jocassee Gorges is quite an honor,” said Mark Hall, Jocassee...



 

 

 

 

LOON RESEARCH LAKE JOCASSEE

JANUARY-- MARCH 2019
 
 

   

 

 

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

Written by: Brooks Wade

This Week on Lake Jocassee

February 11, 2019

  THE MOLT IS ON!  February is my favorite month with the loons.  ...

February 4, 2019

  COMMON LOONS, UNCOMMON WATERFALLS. Gavis immer, the common loon, has been around  ...

 

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Written by: Kay Wade

Blue Water - Blue Wall

February 11, 2019

LIANA A see-through veil of vines clambers across an old barb wire ...

February 4, 2019

LICHENOLOGY  I spent Saturday learning about lichens. ...

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We depart from the main boat dock at Devils Fork State Park, Salem SC, 28676